Hormonal Regulation of Collagen Metabolism

  • Eugene J. Kucharz


Despite numerous research efforts, the relationship between the endocrine system and connective tissue remains unclear (Asboe-Hansen 1966; Borel et al. 1984; Kucharz 1988b). Most of the studies have focused on the influence of a single hormone on selected indices of connective tissue metabolism.


Growth Hormone Thyroid Hormone Collagen Synthesis Collagen Content Hormonal Regulation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene J. Kucharz
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  1. 1.Fourth Department of Internal MedicineSilesian School of MedicineKatowicePoland

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